Paul Howalt

Paul Howalt is creative director and partner at Tactix Creative in Mesa, AZ; a design firm specializing in identity and brand development. He has worked with some of the world's most envied and respected brands including the NFL, Mtv, Levi's, Hasbro, HBO, Disney and Urban Outfitters. He has juried design competitions, spoken at industry events and written for numerous design publications including Rockport Publisher's Design:Logos. Paul has received awards in every major design industry competition.


Logophiles: Joe Bosack

Joe Bosack's work first grabbed my attention a few years back when I was doing visual research in the initial phase of designing 12 mascots for a new local Arizona school district.

Topics: Branding Identity, Color, Professional Development, Profiles, Type

Logophiles: Felix Sockwell

This month, we are dipping into the mind of Felix Sockwell.

Topics: Branding Identity, Packaging, Professional Development, Profiles

Logophiles: Chris Parks

I remember coming across some of Chris Parks' logo work (done while at Gardner Design) in a Print Annual back in the late '90s.

Topics: Branding Identity, Color, Professional Development, Profiles

Logophiles: Sherwin Schwartzrock

How did you find your way into graphic design - What's your backstory? As a young boy, I knew my only talent was drawing.

Topics: Branding Identity, Professional Development, Profiles

Logophiles: Bill Gardner

This month, I had the opportunity to interview Bill Gardner; owner of Gardner Design, creator of Logolounge, and author of too many publications to mention.

Topics: Branding Identity, Design Reference, Packaging, Profiles

Logophiles: Randy Heil

Randy, give us a little 'back-story' on how you got into graphic design.

Topics: Branding Identity, Design Reference, Type

Logophiles: Tracy Sabin

Like many artists of Sabin's generation, Disney animation was the initial focus for developing drawing skills from a young age.

Topics: Branding Identity, Color, Professional Development, Type

Logophiles: Jay Vigon

I first encountered Jay Vigon's work in 1986, living in Kona, Hawaii.

Topics: Branding Identity, Type